"a history of France"
"he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"
"the story of exposure to lead"
"the report of his speech"
"the story was on the 11 o'clock news"
"the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"
"he asked to see the executive who handled his account"
"the explanation was very simple"
"I expected a brief account"
"don't do it on my account"
"the paper was rejected on account of its length"
"he tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful"
"a person of considerable account"
"he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance"
"they send me an accounting every month"
"he heard reports that they were causing trouble"
"by all accounts they were a happy couple"
"he paid his bill and left"
"send me an account of what I owe"
"she turned her writing skills to good account"
"Passing grades account for half of the grades given in this exam"
"Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"
"I can't account for the missing money"
My accompt of years outscored her own.
Able to read, write, and account.
By his own account he had an unhappy childhood.
By their own account, the politicians wanted the matter kept secret.
By his own account the car was coming too fast round the bend.
By all accounts, it was the coldest night of the winter.
She is, by all accounts, a decent young woman.
I've never been there, but it's a lovely place, by all accounts.
The team gave a good account of themselves in the match on Saturday.
We gave a good account of ourselves, coming second overall.
Emotional matters were of no account to them during the war.
His opinion is of little account to me.
It's of no account to me whether he comes or not.
The colour of someone's skin should be of no account.
I was absent from school on account of illness.
She can't work much on account of the children.
She retired early on account of ill health.
She's angry on account of what you said over lunch about her husband.
It's best to do so on all accounts.
You should go with him on all accounts.
On no account must you accept any money if he offers you.
On no account must you tell him.
On no account should the house be left unlocked.
On no account should the soldiers be blamed for what happened.
A doctor should never, on any account, break his confidence.
He betrayed all his friends on his own account.
He's doing it on his own account, not for anyone else.
In 1992 Smith set up in business on his own account. 1992
The repairman left his regular job and has gone into business on his own account.
No one sent me,I am here on my own account.
He earned ￡250,000 last year trading stock on his own account.
On his account we miss the bus.
Don't put off the party on my account.
Please don't change your plans on my account.
Please don't go on my account.
On that account he decided to leave the country.
On this account, we're refusing your offer.
She was divorced, and on that account alone my mother disliked her.
They were tired, but not any less enthusiastic on that account.
Weather conditions were poor, but he did not delay his departure on that account.
I won't be able to come on this account.
They threatened to settle accounts with those who opposed them.
I have an account to settle with you for calling me a thief.
The company takes account of environmental issues wherever possible.
The teachers promised to take account of the wishes of the parents before making any changes.
Britain's tax system takes no account of children.
Their estimate of the cost takes no account of inflation.
Our shop takes an account of stock at the end of every month.
If you take inflation into account, we actually spend less now.
We should take the interests of the whole into account.
One must take the audience into account when making speeches.
A good architect takes into account the building's surroundings.
Compensation awards take into account the pain and suffering caused to the victim.
His exam results were not very good, but we must take into account his long illness.
I hope my teacher will take into account the fact that I was ill just before the exams when she marks my paper.
I think you have to take into account that he's a good deal younger than the rest of us.
The defendant asked for a number of other offence to be taken into account.
Coursework is taken into account, as well as exam results.
Your objections will be taken into account.
She put〔turned〕 her computing skills to good account.
His illness accounts for his absence.
Two things account for its occurrence.
The poor weather may have accounted for the small crowd.
Oh well, that accounts for it (=I understand now why it happened).
I was called to account for my conduct by the headmistress.
How do you account for the show's success?
You will be brought before the disciplinary panel to account for your behaviour.
How do you account for the dent in the car?
The defendant couldn't account for the fact that the money was found in his house.
A number of factors account for the differences between the two scores.
The disappearance of the papers has never been accounted for.
There are reports to be made and money to be accounted for.
Lack of money accounts for her discontinuing her studies.
Can you account for why our team lost?
The Japanese market accounts for 35%.
Repeat purchases account for 73% of our sales.
Computer software accounts for some 70 per cent of our range of products.
North Sea oil accounts for a high proportion of our export earnings.
One small child was still not accounted for.
All passengers have now been accounted for.
He has to account to the chairman for how he spends the company's money.
I account him wise.
I account him a wise man.
错句：the security council is demanding proper accounting of all missing people.
纠正：the security council is demanding proper accounting for all missing people.
分析：安理会需要合理解释失踪人员的记录，重点在“解释”上，所以用account for，而非account of。